Ketamine infusion therapy: Hannah’s story

Ketamine infusion therapy: Hannah’s story

In emotional agony, Rick pounds his fist on the table and says, “Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine.” With a few modifications, he could be talking about struggling with an emotional or mental health issue.

Every day – all day – it comes down to you

Every day – all day – it comes down to you

We’re often encouraged to be selfless in a selfish world. But surviving in such a world requires, at the very least, selective selfishness. And to put it into motion, every day – all day – it comes down to you – first. Here’s the word…

What is ayahuasca? Patricia’s story

What is ayahuasca? Patricia’s story

There are countless interventions for emotional and mental distress and illness. Some are evidence-based and some are, shall we say, “interesting.” For instance, using ayahuasca. Let’s catch Patricia’s story.

Psychiatric euthanasia: The Zoraya ter Beek story

Psychiatric euthanasia: The Zoraya ter Beek story

Symptoms of anxiety, depression, and substance dependence have ravaged my life for 50 years. Suicide? Sure, it’s crossed my mind, but never set up camp. It did in Zoraya ter Beek’s psyche – she’ll die next month. Let’s talk about it.

Knitting and mental health: A calming yarn

Knitting and mental health: A calming yarn

When I was a boy, out of necessity, I learned that active fingers and hands reduced my anxiety. Hmm, knitting works calming wonders for folks around the globe. So let’s sink our needles into the yarn and see what we can make of it.

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